Indulge in the pure luxury of one of Britain's fine resorts
Set in the tranquil British countryside and surrounded by natural beauty these resorts offer a huge range of spa and health treatments, golf, leisure and outdoor activities and of course lavish accommodation and delicious restaurants. The following is a sample of what's on offer:
Gleneagles , set between Edinburgh and the Highlands, offers a diverse choice of activities from the PGA Centenary Golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus to falconry and off-road driving. Since its opening in 1924 Gleneagles has provided a magnificent playground in a luxurious setting.
The Celtic Manor in Wales will play host to the 2010 Ryder Cup. Set in 1400 acres of South Wales countryside, this resort boasts 2 health clubs, 4 restaurants and 3 championship golf courses. The Celtic Manor resort is close to Cardiff and Bristol and is only 90 minutes from Heathrow airport.
At the Belfry , follow in the footsteps of golf’s greatests and play the Brabazon golf course, which has hosted 4 Ryder Cup matches. The reminders of these matches can be seen in the American and European Team Rooms. The Belfry is a short drive from Birmingham .
The Glasshouse "theatre of cooking" is one of the many highlights of The Grove resort situated on the outskirts of London . Along with the Sequoia Spa and the newly designed golf course this hotel offers the latest in resort facilities.
The breathtaking cliff-top location of St Andrew's Hotel provides the perfect setting for this recent addition to Scotland 's luxury hotel and resort list. Designed with preserving local history and landscape in mind this resort offers a great spa to indulge in as well as 2 golf courses.